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Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion)

Paavo Nurmen tie 1, Helsinki 00250, Finland
+358 9 440363
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“sports museum” (6 reviews)
“high tower” (4 reviews)
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Paavo Nurmen tie 1, Helsinki 00250, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was closed, tower and stadium for construction, but as other suggest it has interesting history. When WWII broke out he 1940 Olympics were canceled because the NAzis were invading this part of the world. It did host the 1952 olympics, during the cold war.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are not into sports, then visit the Botanical Gardens nearby instead of the stadium. However, if you do decide to visit the stadium, then a piece of advice: read some of its hidtory before the visit.

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stadium is being renovated and to see the way they are renewing the concrete pylons is fascinating. We look at Olympic stadiums as part of our history, and have seen many throughout the world. Yes, if you are not into history, it is just...More

1  Thank MikeandLyndaC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stadium was famous for being the site of the Helsinki Olympics game. A lot of history is attached to this place. It is fairly big with a holding of around 40000 spectators today. I did not get much impressed with this place.

Thank kc j
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This multifunctional stadium w/ 73 m tower was built from 1934-38 and is located about 2 miles from the center of Helsinki. It's the largest stadium in Finland with a capacity of 41.000 and is best known for having hosted the 1952 Summer Olympics. The...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 31 July 2017

As we travel the world we seek out opportunities to see Olympic sites. We were excited to add Helsinki to our list. However, due to construction we could not get close enough to see it😂 We took a picture with Paavo and will still add...More

Thank island_hopper3700
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Not such a great spot for a photo stop with all the construction now, but at least look for the high tower.

Thank David B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Went on SBP tour Highlights of Helsinki, the Olympic stadium was unremarkable from the outside. I would not reccommend SBP tours for Helsinki.

Thank carribbeanmic
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The Helsinki Olympic Stadium is located in the Töölö district about 2.3 kilometers from the center of the Helsinki. It is the largest stadium in the country, nowadays mainly used for hosting sports events and big concerts. The stadium is best known for being the...More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We made the half-hour walk from the city centre to visit the Olympic Stadium, only to find it surrounded by boarding, and closed for comprehensive reconstruction. We found one construction worker who told us that this work had begun earlier this year, and that it...More

2  Thank bucksbee
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samkumar777
22 April 2017|
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Response from ks6086 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The Helsinki Olympic Stadium is closed for the whole year 2017 because of the huge renovation. Unfortunately visitors can see the stadium only outside behind the fences.
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